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Remembering Carmen Rupe

Remembering Carmen RupeAudio from people remembering Carmen after the powhiri gifting of her taonga (cultural treasures) to Te Papa -...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, abuse, takataapui, transexual, transgender...

Published: November 2013

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Georgina Beyer - places and personalities

Georgina Beyer - places and personalitiesGeorgina remembers some of the clubs, venues and personalities in Wellington from the mid-1970s and her time in...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, queen, transcript online, transexual, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Found in: People

Dana de Milo

Dana de MiloDana talks about growing up in the 1950s, working with Carmen Rupe and becoming the first person to...

Tags: 1960s, abuse, back slang, bullying, butch queen, transgender...

Published: December 2012

Found in: People

Trevor Morley - Wellington Vice Squad

Trevor Morley - Wellington Vice SquadTrevor Morley talks about working on the Vice Squad in Wellington in the 1970s; including cases involving Carmen...

Tags: 1970s, abortion, beats, courts, straight, transgender...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe memorial, Auckland

Carmen Rupe memorial, AucklandAudio from the memorial to Carmen held at St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland. A special thank you to the...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, drag, human rights, performance, transgender...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe memorial, Wellington

Carmen Rupe memorial, WellingtonAudio from the memorial to Carmen held at Scotty and Mal's Cocktail and Lounge Bar. Text on...

Tags: 1970s, carmen's international coffee lounge (wellington), drag, newspapers, pu...

Published: January 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe